Vladimir Zelensky and Donald Truephoto: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters
Deputies of the Verkhovna Rada appealed to the presidents of Ukraine and the USA Vladimir Zelensky and Donald Trump demanding to investigate international corruption, which involved the former head of state Viktor Yanukovych. About it writes “Interfax-Ukraine”.
This initiative was made by the independent MP Andriy Derkach. According to him, the deputies received from the investigative journalists the documents confirming the participation of Ukrainian officials in international corruption schemes. In particular, we are talking about the alleged legalization 7.4 billion “family” of Yanukovych through the American investment Fund Franklin Templeton Investments, which is considered close to the US Democratic party.
Derkach sure that the money referred to in the investigation, were obtained by criminal means, but how exactly — not specified. In the future, the money was laundered through an investment Fund and invested in the purchase of debt obligations of Ukraine. The MP believes that the investigation requires joint efforts of the two presidents, Vladimir Zelensky, therefore, “needs to lift the handset, dial the trump, to ask for help and cooperation in the fight against corruption and to fly to Washington.”
In September, the United States broke the scandal because of information about the pressure that trump allegedly tried to put Zelensky. According to some reports, during the July telephone conversation, the us President demanded that the Ukrainian leader to launch an investigation into the actions of the son of Joe Biden hunter in exchange for the provision of the Kiev military and financial assistance. Biden Sr., is expected to compete with trump in the presidential election in 2020.
Amid these rumors, the Democrats controlled the lower house of Congress declared the beginning of procedure of impeachment. After that, trump ordered to publish the transcript of the conversation with Zelensky, from which it became clear that he did not put the President of Ukraine of any of the terms of inquiry against Biden’s son.
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